A Day in the Life of a Surgical Resident

When I first started this blog, I was still bewildered about the thought of pursuing a surgical residency. Embarrassing as it may be,  I would binge watch Grey’s Anatomy and dream of the day I could hold out my hand as silence falls on the operative suite and say “scalpel”. A life as a surgical … More A Day in the Life of a Surgical Resident

Probiotics & Skincare

I grew up under the notion that all bacteria is bad bacteria. Working in healthcare I am constantly washing my hands and sanitizing my phone, stethoscope and pens to kill off any lurking bacteria. When patients are sick we prescribe antibiotics to fend off bacterial infections. Everywhere we look are antibacterial wipes and sprays. All this focus on … More Probiotics & Skincare

COMLEX Level 3 Overview

Last week I completed my third and final COMLEX exam, cue the celebrations! Now that I have gotten into the swing of intern year and I have board studying off of my to-do list I am back to writing for the blog. Since my level 3 experience is fresh in my mind and there have been many changes to the exam in the last year I decided to write about the good, the bad, and the ugly when it came to Level 3! Read on to find out about the test format, which study resources I thought were most beneficial, and my tips to doing well. … More COMLEX Level 3 Overview